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General conditions of access and use for the BIOS portal

Access to this portal is subject to the User's prior reading and acceptance of the terms, conditions, communications, warnings and other legal notices contained in this document.

Any person who agrees to use this portal will be considered a User. The condition of User implies the express, full and unreserved acceptance of these General Conditions. Likewise, the User expressly and without exception accepts that access to and use of this portal, its services and the contents of these services are carried out under his/her sole and exclusive responsibility.

Access to the portal is free of charge and no registration is required to view it. However, the use of certain services, requires as an essential condition the completion of the corresponding forms by the user and acceptance of the conditions of use established in the portal for each not of them and especially the provisions of the section on Protection of Personal Data, if you want to know the privacy policy click here.

BIOS may modify, unilaterally and at the time it deems appropriate, the configuration of this portal, the conditions of service and its content, remove, limit or suspend temporarily or permanently, and prevent access to it.


Intellectual and industrial property rights of the BIOS portal

BIOS is the owner and/or licensee of all the information contained in its portal, its graphic design, images, databases, codes, sources, indexes, trademarks, logos, texts, etc., being protected in accordance with the provisions of the Intellectual Property Act and the Trademark Act. Its availability and use does not imply, in any case, the transfer of a right of use in favor of the User, so any reproduction, copying, distribution in whole or in part or marketing must have the prior written permission of BIOS. Therefore, the User agrees to respect the rights of intellectual property owned by BIOS.

Also, the User shall refrain from deleting, altering, circumventing or manipulating any protection device or security system that was installed on the BIOS portal.


Exclusion of guarantees and liability for the operation of its portal and its services

BIOS is not responsible, in any case, for damages of any kind that may occur, such as: errors or omissions in the contents, the lack of continuity or availability of the portal, the correct display, or the transmission of viruses or other harmful components, despite having taken all necessary technological measures to prevent it.

BIOS reserves the right to make, without prior notice, the changes it deems appropriate in its portal, being able to change, delete or add both the content and services provided through the same as the form in which they are presented or located on its portal.


Links to other websites

In the BIOS portal you can find links to other websites whose management does not depend on BIOS. Therefore, BIOS does not have the power or the means to know, control and approve all the information, products or services provided by other websites to which links are established from the BIOS portal. Consequently, BIOS assumes no responsibility for any aspect relating to the web pages to which a link is established from BIOS.

The links in the BIOS portal to other websites do not imply that there is any relationship, collaboration or dependence between BIOS and the person responsible for the foreign website.


Links from other websites to BIOS

The creation by third parties of links to the BIOS portal must conform to the following standards:

Do not make any false, inaccurate or incorrect statements next to the link or link that may lead to error, or that are contrary to law, morals or good customs.

Do not use together with the URL, trademarks, logos, slogans or signs owned by BIOS, except with the express written consent of BIOS.

The link may lead to the home page or any other of the referenced in section the portal.

The link must be absolute and complete, that is to say, it must take to the User, by means of a click, to the own URL address of BIOS or the urls corresponding to the pages that wants to link, and it must cover completely all the extension of the screen. In no case, unless BIOS authorizes it expressly and in writing, the website that makes the link may reproduce, in any way, BIOS.ES, include it as part of its website or within one of its frames or create a browser on any of the pages of BIOS.ES.

In the page that establishes the link may not declare in any way that BIOS has authorized such a link, unless BIOS has done so expressly and in writing.

Websites that contain manifestations or propaganda of a racist, xenophobic, pornographic nature, apology for terrorism or an attempt against Human Rights, or those that have links to pages with this type of content, may not establish a link to the portal.

BIOS has no power or means to know, control or approve all information, content and products or services provided by other websites that have established links to the BIOS portal. Thus, BIOS assumes no responsibility for any aspect relating to BIOS that establishes that link to our portal destination.


Cookie Usage Policy

BIOS informs you about the use of cookies on its Websites.

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through web pages. Cookies may be used to, among other things, store preferences and their settings while browsing the website, recognize the user and improve the service offered. Cookies are automatically installed on the user's computer, but you can manage or block them completely using the links we provide at the end.


Types of Cookies

According to who is the entity that manages the domain from where cookies are sent and treats the data obtained can be distinguished between:

Own Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party Cookies: These are those that are sent to the user's terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the publisher, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.

Depending on the length of time they remain stored in the terminal equipment, a distinction can be made between:

Session Cookies: A type of cookie designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a web page.

Persistent Cookies: They are a type of cookies in which the data is still stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained is processed, a distinction is made between:

Technical Cookies: Are those that allow the user to navigate through a website, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist in it, such as identifying the session, make the purchase process of an order or make the request for registration or participation in an event.

Personalization Cookies: These are those that allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user's terminal, such as, for example, the language, the type of browser through which the service is accessed, and the regional configuration from which the service is accessed.

Analysis Cookies: These are those that allow the person responsible for them to track and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to develop navigation profiles of users of those sites.

Advertising Cookies: These are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the publisher has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the service requested based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.

Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific profile to display advertising based on it.


How to modify cookie settings

To revoke your consent, you can disable cookies by changing your browser settings. In the links below, the user will find more information about which cookies are installed, how to allow their installation, block them or remove them from your computer. Depending on which browser you use, you may have the following links: